textile; sample (textiles)

Rectangular piece of embroidered linen textile, part of a woman's blouse. It has five bands of angular designs, outlined in black, and worked in yellow, orange, brown, blue and green silk threads. These are separated by a band of silver-coloured, metal-wrapped thread, worked in chain stitch, which has the appearance of a braid. The two shorter and one longer edge also has a strip of chain stitching. One of the shorter edges has a small area of pale blue blanket stitching.

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